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  1. Smith, Ian
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    • 1. (1919–2007), Rhodesian statesman; prime minister 1964–79; full name Ian Douglas Smith. In 1965 he issued a unilateral declaration of independence (UDI) from Britain because he would not agree to black majority rule. He eventually resigned in 1979.

    • (1893–1979), US actress, born in Canada; born Gladys Mary Smith. A star of silent movies, she usually played the innocent young heroine, as in Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (1917) and Pollyanna (1920). With Douglas Fairbanks, her husband from 1919 to 1936, she was a cofounder of United Artists in 1919.
    • (1919–2007), Rhodesian statesman, prime minister 1964–79; full name Ian Douglas Smith. In 1965 he issued a unilateral declaration of independence from Britain (UDI) because he would not agree to black majority rule. He eventually resigned in 1979.
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